Canadian Singers and Their Songs/Hartley Munro Thomas


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HARTLEY MUNRO THOMAS

LIEUTENANT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE, B.E.F.
AUTHOR OF "SONGS OF AN AIRMAN AND OTHER POEMS."

"Lt.————, R.F C., missing believed killed."

A rain drop on the leaf
Of a rose is here{{subst:--}}
The purest form of grief
Is a sunbeam's tear.

The airman who is slain
Has a petal shroud
And he feels the gentle rain
From the mourning cloud.

Where comrade sunbeams leap
In the open space,
Where the hero fell asleep
With a smiling face.

12th S
RFC Hartley M. Thomas
29/6/17 —————